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afterpotential

noun af·ter·po·ten·tial \-pə-ˌten-chəl\

Medical Definition of AFTERPOTENTIAL

:  the sequence of electrical events that follows the action potential of nerve activity and that usually takes the form of a negative followed by a positive potential with both being of much smaller amplitude than the action potential—compare prepotential
April 19, 2015
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